Monday, October 20, 2008

Quick Turkey Chili


1 Medium Onion, Chopped
1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
2 Garlic Cloves, chopped
1 lb. Ground Turkey
2 Tbsp Chili Powder
2 Tsp Ground Cumin
3 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1- 28oz Can Diced Tomatoes
1- 16oz Can Red Kidney Beans, rinsed and drained
1 Cup Chicken Broth
1 Cup Beer (Chicken Broth can be as substitute)
1 Tsp Salt
1/2 Tsp Pepper
1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped

Saute chopped onion in hot oil in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender; add garlic, and saute 1 minute. Add turkey, chili powder and cumin. Cook, stirring often, 8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Stir in tomato paste and cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and next 5 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Stir in cilantro.
Photo by: Beth Hontzas